NMVVRC VIDEOS

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Responding to the Charleston Church Shooting

In this edition of MVP, we spoke with former Charleston Mayor Joseph P. Riley about Charleston’s response to the Mother Emanuel church shooting of 2015.

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MVI Victims and dealing with the Media

In this edition of MVP, we chat with victim advocate Anne Seymour about the different obstacles victims of MVI will face when dealing with the news media. We discuss the resources available to victims and touch on a few new tip sheets now live on nmvvrc.org.

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Traumatic Grief

In this episode, we chat with Dr. Alyssa Rheingold, a professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina and the NMVVRC Preparedness, Response and Recovery Director, about traumatic grief. As one of the nations leading experts, Dr. Rheingold outlines and explains what traumatic grief is, how it is different from other kinds of loss and what we know about helping those who are suffering.

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Public Health

In this installment of M.V.P. we speak with Dr. Sandro Galea, the Dean and Robert A. Knox Professor at the Boston University School of Public Health. Dr. Galea goes into detail about the world of public health and its interaction with mass violence.

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Unexpected Challenges

For episode five of M.V.P. we chat with Dr. Ben Saunders about the unexpected challenges communities face after a mass violence incident. Challenges include managing an influx of donations of materials or finances, dealing with scams and the possibility of encountering individuals challenging the event that took place.

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PTSD

In this edition of MVP, we speak with Patricia Resick, Ph.D., ABPP about Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). We go into detail about the different treatments available to combat PTSD, including Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) which was developed by Dr. Resick.

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Resilience

In the third edition of MVP, we speak with NMVVRC Stakeholder Amy O'Neil, MS, LPC, about her experience at the Boston Marathon bombing. While competing in the event, Amy suffered injuries as she approached the finish during the second blast. We talk about that day and the events afterwards that helped her build resilience after the tragedy.

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Mass Violence and the Media

In this edition of MVP we sit down with Bruce Shapiro, the executive director of the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, a project of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. We explore the many different challenges journalists encounter when covering a mass violence incident and how the Dart Center is preparing and coordinating efforts to help journalists with the difficult circumstances on the scene.

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Dean Kilpatrick – Director of the NMVVRC

The NMVVRC is excited to publish out first podcast episode! In this installment of MVP, we speak to the director of the NMVVRC, Dr. Dean Kilpatrick about the center and the work being done.

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